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  • Revenue Policies and Procedures Manual What Are Internal Control Accounting Procedures? - Well-written Accounting Procedures are an important part of an internal control system (as required by SOX Section 404), but over documenting can be a detriment to internal controls.
  • Internal Control Accounting Procedures Do Your Accounting Procedures Drive Internal Control? - Accounting Procedures can play a role in continual improvement, not just compliance.
  • Does Your End-To-End Process Design Deliver Your Vision? - How can your end-to-end process design stack up to deliver your vision? Learn about the four core areas of your end-to-end process and how to improve them.
  • Business Process A Step-by-Step Approach to Business Process Management - Whether you are a manager in a large international corporation or run your own small business, chances are that process management does rear its head in your everyday activities. Business process management (BPM for short) exists to ensure that employees, clients and other stakeholders reach a mutually satisfying business result in the shortest amount of time.
  • Buy In Methods How to Get Buy-In to Ensure Results - In order to achieve your objectives for real process improvement you will need to change. Do you know how to get buy-in to ensure results?
  • Position Projection Goals What’s the Difference Between Projection and Position Goals? - Most people understand how to use Projection Goals, but Position Goals is something new that can help you do the impossible.
  • Setting Goals Objectives Setting Goals and Objectives Important? - Setting goals and objectives is a fairly straightforward process, but did you know it is generally accepted to be a key to effective strategic management?
  • Action Plan How to Use Action Planning to Achieve Your Vision - Action planning helps to close the gaps between your future state (the vision of where you want to go) and your current state (where you are today).
  • action planning strategy How Vision and Strategy are Related - Successful leaders are adept at weaving vision and strategy into their business. Learn about the vision and strategy process.
  • performance marketing Performance Marketing: The future of Digital Marketing - In recent years, performance marketing has become the new normal for many companies around the world. It works by using clearly defined, measurable objectives to drive payment or optimization. Examples of Performance Marketing approaches include Cost Per Action (CPA) models and Affiliate Marketing. So why is Performance Marketing the future of digital marketing? This article will try to answer that question.
  • strategy social media What Is Your Social Media Strategy? - What is your social media strategy? What are the 3 elements of a social media strategy, and how can you improve yours?
  • AMP Tools AMP Stories: Their Impact on B2B Marketing - On February 13th in Amsterdam, Google announced several changes to their Google search results based on their Accelerated Mobile Pages technology. Two of the main new features based on AMP are AMP for Email and AMP Stories. AMP for Email allows developers to create dynamic email content, while AMP Stories is a new visual format that gives you the ability to tell stories in search results. This article will look at AMP Stories, its potential impact on B2B Marketing, and what are the best tools to create AMP Stories.
  • Emotional Phases Dealing with the Five Emotional Phases of Change - When you start to communicate change and improvement throughout your organization, you will take your stakeholders through five phases or states of mind.
  • What’s Your Plan to Document Processes Procedures? - How well are you planning for and implementing business process and procedures change?
  • What Business Policies Does Every Company Need? - Business policies define your governance model for your organization. Weak companies have weak governance models. So what business policies do you need?
  • How to Maximize Department Communication? - We all recognize the importance of communication, but how good is our basic communication as managers?
  •  Starting a New Business: Hiring International Employees - At first, starting a new business: hiring international employees can be a challenge. When an organization has just been set up or intends to expand overseas, attracting and retaining the most suitable employees to work in foreign subsidiaries is among the challenges that the organization has to overcome.
  • Critical Business Processes What Are the Top Ten Core Business Processes? - In any organization are a common set of core business processes that are very important for the organization to function properly. Which ones are they?
  • How to Add Verb Power to Your Procedures - Writing good standard operating procedures has a lot to do with how you use verbs. How can you make sure your procedures have verb power?
  • How Research Keeps You Ahead of Your Competitors - Being aware of your competitor’s movements is vital for the sustainability of your own business. It is not something that can only be done on the odd occasion, it is a constant. Your Marketing Plan must include a process to continuously keep yourself in-the-know about what your competitor is doing and what you need to do in order to get ahead of them at every turn.
  • Well-Defined Processes What Is Business Process Mapping? - Process mapping is about communicating your process to others so that you achieve your management objectives.
  • SIPOC process map What Is a Process Map? - Process maps visually describe the flow of activities of a process and are not limited to a single business department or function.
  • Policy Procedure Differences What’s the Difference Between Policies and Procedures? - A policy is a guiding principle used to set direction in an organization. Policies can be courses of action to guide and influence decisions. A procedure is a particular way of accomplishing something. Procedures should be designed as a series of steps to accomplish an end result.
  • E-commerce How Technology Is Reshaping E-Commerce - Technology is redefining the e-commerce industry in more ways than we can even begin to imagine. New concepts and their potential applications are getting discovered every passing day. As technology becomes more and more advanced, the e-commerce industry moves with it.
  • writing policies and procedures How to Write Company Policies and Procedures - You need policies and procedures to communicate your goals; standardize behavior, processes, and results; train employees consistently; and identify what's acceptable behavior and what's not.